China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy

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This report discusses Congressional interest in how Internet use in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is tied to human rights concerns in several ways: as a U.S. policy tool for promoting rights in China; though use of the Internet political dissidents and political repression; the role of U.S. Internet companies in spreading freedom and complying with PRC censorship; and the development of U.S. Internet freedom policies globally.

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Creation Date: July 13, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Lum, Thomas

Acting Section Research Manager/Specialist in Asian Affairs

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Moloney Figliola, Patricia

Specialist in Internet and Telecommunications Policy

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Weed, Matthew C.

Analyst in Foreign Policy Legislation

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 13, 2012
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China
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United States
Description:

This report discusses Congressional interest in how Internet use in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is tied to human rights concerns in several ways: as a U.S. policy tool for promoting rights in China; though use of the Internet political dissidents and political repression; the role of U.S. Internet companies in spreading freedom and complying with PRC censorship; and the development of U.S. Internet freedom policies globally.

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23 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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